Cambodia News: Mam Somaly

“The Wrong Light”: Sex, lies and the story of Mickey Choothesa - Salon


Salon

“The Wrong Light”: Sex, lies and the story of Mickey Choothesa
Salon
“I was researching the Somaly Mam — the face of anti-trafficking in South East Asia whose stories ended up being fabricated — for Mariane Pearl but decided she was too controversial,” Heitz tells me over Skype from Washington, D.C. She pauses. “To ...

24 Jul 2017 | 10:45 am

'We do not back down' - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

'We do not back down'
Southeast Asia Globe
As part of our feature on Cambodia's controversial activist Somaly Mam, Southeast Asia Globe conducted an email interview with AnnaLynne McCord, the president of Mam's rebranded organisation Together1heart. As a prerequisite of speaking to us, McCord ...

26 Apr 2017 | 10:50 pm

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam? - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam?
Southeast Asia Globe
By the time she started granting interviews, the Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) – which acted as the fundraising arm for Agir Pour Les Femmes En Situation Precaire (AFESIP), the Cambodian organisation Mam and her then-husband established in 1996 ...

24 Apr 2017 | 6:25 am

Pizzagate and the Long Legacy of the Fabricated Sex Slave - Pacific Standard


Pacific Standard

Pizzagate and the Long Legacy of the Fabricated Sex Slave
Pacific Standard
After Newsweek ran a story by Marks putting the fraud carried out by the organization's head, Somaly Mam, alongside the bold-faced names of those among her supporters — actress Susan Sarandon, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Facebook COO ...

21 Dec 2016 | 1:41 pm

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning - Newsweek


Newsweek

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning
Newsweek
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disgraced Cambodian anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam, who was forced to resign from her own foundation seven months ago amid reports her dramatic life story was fabricated, has unveiled plans to ...
Somaly Mam Foundation 2.0The Phnom Penh Post

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24 Dec 2014 | 1:01 pm

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback
Daily Beast
Yet that is exactly what is happening, as the venerable newsmagazine and the glossy women's monthly duke it out over the biographical particulars of Somaly Mam, a glamorous, charismatic, and celebrated anti-sex-trafficking activist with a murky ...

19 Sep 2014 | 5:32 am

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People' - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People'
The Atlantic
On May 28, a week after Newsweek's story appeared, the New York-based Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF), as a result of its own independent, third-party investigation into allegations about Mam's personal history, accepted its namesake's resignation, ...

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6 Jun 2014 | 7:38 am

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé - CNN


CNN

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé
CNN
She was the world's crusader against the trafficking of girls for sex in Cambodia, and she told an extraordinary personal tale: she was a village girl sold by a grandfatherly man into sex slavery. Triumphant as well as beautiful, Somaly Mam won ...

1 Jun 2014 | 8:05 pm

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story - The Guardian


The Guardian

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story
The Guardian
After publishing her book, Mam launched the Somaly Mam Foundation. Her crusade against sex trafficking, and her charismatic personality, won her an audience of international donors who helped raise millions for the foundation, among them some star ...
Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probeLos Angeles Times
Nicholas Kristof Should Give Readers a Full Explanation About Somaly MamNew York Times (blog)
NYT's Nicholas Kristof should drop everything, audit his Cambodia workWashington Post
Esquire -Huffington Post -Asian Correspondent
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30 May 2014 | 12:37 pm

Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner Somaly Mam exposed as fraud - The Independent


The Independent

Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner Somaly Mam exposed as fraud
The Independent
A Cambodian woman who for many years was the face of the country's campaign against sex trafficking has resigned from the foundation that carries her name after allegations were made that parts of her often-told story were untrue. Somaly Mam, whose ...
Activist Resigns Amid Charges of FabricationNew York Times
Somaly Mam And The Cult of Glamourized VictimhoodDaily Beast
Anti-Sex-Trafficking Activist Somaly Mam Steps Down Following Newsweek Cover StoryNewsweek
Salon -NBCNews.com -The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
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29 May 2014 | 12:10 pm